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Member Spotlight: Hickory Ridge Restaurant

By Lark Kennedy | April 14, 2023

At Hickory Ridge Restaurant, we specialize in award winning “Pennsylvania Slow Roast.” Much of our menu is made from scratch and our motto is “Homemade because you deserve it!” We are famous for our bbq, roast turkey, freshly baked biscuits and homemade apple butter. We are proud to be a member of our local chambers…

Member Spotlight: Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County

By Lark Kennedy | April 10, 2023

Healthy Communities Partnership of Greater Franklin County (HCP) began in 1993 when the Franklin County Health Care Consortium was founded by a passionate group of community leaders concerned about the overall health in Franklin County. HCP is comprised of representatives from healthcare, human service agencies, government, education, faith and business communities. For more than 10…

CVBA Recognizes Business and Community Members for Achievements

By Lark Kennedy | March 29, 2023

Nearly 250 business leaders and community members of the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) gathered to honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements at the CVBA Awards Breakfast, sponsored by M&T Bank, this morning. “We are honored to highlight the incredible work of our business and community leaders this morning,” said Stephen Christian, president…

Beside the Point: Community State Bank Welcomes New CEO

By Lark Kennedy | March 27, 2023

Community State Bank’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Michael J. Bibak to succeed Trudy K. Everhart as Chief Executive Officer. This announcement follows a months-long process led by a special committee formed by the Board to direct the search for Ms. Everhart’s successor. Ms. Everhart plans to retire after assisting…

Beside the Point: Greencastle Golf Club & Fireside Pub

By Lark Kennedy | March 15, 2023

Greencastle Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course nestled in the rolling hills of south central Pennsylvania. The semi-private club offers a challenging layout, beautiful views of rolling terrain, and several ponds and wetlands. Enjoy our full-size driving range and expansive practice green before meeting friends or business colleagues for a fun, or competitive,…

Ribbon Cutting: Russell Standard

By Lark Kennedy | March 8, 2023

We were honored to cut the ribbon yesterday with Russell Standard at 1514 Black Gap Road in Fayetteville – a milestone that has been three years in the making! Russell Standard joined the community in 1992 with the purchase of Hammaker East and subsequently rebranded the entire company under one Russell Standard name in 2020.…

Tours of Leg Up Farm

By Lark Kennedy | March 6, 2023

CVBA Members are invited to join Patti Nitterhouse for a tour of Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, Pa. to help envision Leg Up Farm in Franklin County, Pa. Leg Up Farm began in the York, Pa. area more than 10 years ago and is the only facility in the country to provide physical, occupational,…

Franklin County Plans Public Meeting on Broadband Internet Services

By Lark Kennedy | February 27, 2023

The Franklin County Commissioners invite residents interested in broadband internet services to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Administration Building, 272 N. Second St., Chambersburg. During this meeting, the county’s project consultant will present its findings following a recent community survey as well as community feedback…

Black History Month Program at Conococheague Institute

By Lark Kennedy | February 20, 2023

Some of the excitement at the Conococheague Institute is the continuing work to explore the story of all the people who walked the grounds of Rock Hill Farm and the Pennsylvanian frontier. By the mid 18th century, this included several enslaved individuals. By 1780, about 6,000 enslaved persons remained in Pennsylvania and the state was…

Member Spotlight: Fort Loudoun Historical Society

By Lark Kennedy | February 13, 2023

The Fort Loudoun Historical Society (FLHS) was incorporated in 1976, in preparation for the bicentennial celebrations of the birth of the nation. Initially the mission of the FLHS was to work jointly with the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission in preservation and future reconstruction efforts at the historic site of Fort Loudoun, built in 1756,…

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